I'm a huge fan of mutt mail reader and Maildir.
My mutt spawn vim in console, and I can chat with anyone as fast, as in any faddish messenger.
Maildir is cool.
The following bash script I use to print info about new emails in Maildir (From and Subject):
#!/bin/bash if [ ! -z "$(ls -A ~/Maildir/new/)" ]; then cat ~/Maildir/new/* | grep "^\(From\|Subject\):" fi
(Adjust it to your folders.)
This script prints new email counts in each Maildir folder:
#!/bin/bash cd ~/Maildir find . -name new | sort | while read LINE; do files=$(find "$LINE" -type f -name '*' -print | wc -l) if [ "$files" != "0" ]; then echo $LINE - $files | sed 's/\/new//g' fi done
./.Archives - 4 ./.mail-lists - 2 ./notifications - 1 ./.SPAM - 8 ./.Trash - 105
Now about mailing lists I'm subscribed to. Can I see a statistics, what today's trends are?
% cd ~/Maildir/.mail-lists/cur % cat * | grep "^Subj" | sort | uniq -c | sort -n 10 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Unable to find include directories by tcc on 12 Subject: Re: Any missed features? 12 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] manually inlining functions 12 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] [PATCH 3/3] stdatomic: stdatomic.h header 12 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] -Werror=X (but ugly) 12 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] x86_64 tcc doesn't set sign bit on NaNs 13 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Outdated .def files 14 Subject: Re: Check witness validity with benchexec? 14 Subject: Re: Help testing release candidate / mc-4.8.27-rc1 17 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] [PATCH] stdatomic: ld/st/xchg/cmpxchg on simple 21 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] issues/questions with stddef.h which comes with 24 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] enforced immutability - proposed research project 29 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Linking system dylibs on macOS 11+ 32 Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Segfault on arm64 when making a function call 53 Subject: [cwn] Attn: Development Editor, Latest OCaml Weekly News
What activity on github's projects I'm subscribed to?
% cd ~/Maildir/.mail-lists/cur % cat * | grep "^To.*github" | sort | uniq -c | sort -n 229 To: sosy-lab/sv-benchmarks
238 To: 9fans/plan9port 328 To: MiniZinc/libminizinc 438 To: stp/stp 684 To: vprover/vampire 714 To: klee/klee 1301 To: tlaplus/tlaplus 2732 To: angr/angr 4455 To: Z3Prover/z3 5358 To: CVC4/CVC4 9311 To: diffblue/cbmc 9331 To: cvc5/cvc5 % cat * | grep "^Subj" | sort | uniq -c | sort -n 63 Subject: Re: [Z3Prover/z3] [Consolidated] soundness issues, invalid models, 66 Subject: Re: [diffblue/cbmc] Adds documentation about function contracts 67 Subject: Re: [vprover/vampire] Induction with recursive functions (#259) 71 Subject: Re: [CVC4/CVC4] Optimizer for BitVectors (#6213) 72 Subject: Re: [diffblue/cbmc] Allow checks to be performed inside quantifier 78 Subject: Re: [diffblue/cbmc] Cache dereferences during symex to avoid 86 Subject: Re: [Z3Prover/z3] [Consolidated] issues affecting 97 Subject: Re: [Z3Prover/z3] [Consolidated] issues with 104 Subject: Re: [CVC4/CVC4] Replace old sygus term reconstruction algorithm with 109 Subject: Re: [diffblue/cbmc] Add support for assigns clauses on loops (#6249) 119 Subject: Re: [CVC4/CVC4] Add Solver.java to the Java API (#6196) 134 Subject: Re: [CVC4/CVC4] Refactor / reimplement statistics (#6162) 137 Subject: Re: [Z3Prover/z3] Add move semantics to c++ api (#5156) 141 Subject: [Z3Prover/z3] Pre-release Nightly - Nightly 144 Subject: [aimacode/aima-exercises] Request to get Community solution for 233 Subject: Re: [tlaplus/tlaplus] Trace explorer fixes and enhancements (#588)
Can you do this in your favorite email client? Or maybe google mail, god forbid me?
I also use mairix as a search engine for my Maildir emails. (The only issue with it is that it can't handle utf-8.)
I probably should upgrade to mu
Anyway, call this Python script from mutt ('|' (Pipe to command), then type ./search.py). The 'From' field of the email message you're currently at will be passed to the script:
#!/usr/bin/env python3 import fileinput, os for line in fileinput.input(): if line.startswith ("From:"): line=line.split() s=line[-1] if s=='<' and s[-1]=='>': s=s[1:] s=s[:-1] print (s) os.system ("mairix -f ~/mail/.mairixrc tf:" + s) exit(0) print ("Error, can't parse this: ",line)
Depending on mairix's config file, all your correspondence with that email will be gathered in 'Search' folder, which can be browsed in mutt.
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